At about 10:42 PM on Friday March 5, 2021, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Thomas Kearney, 24, of Arlington on firearm related charges during an investigation in the area of 40 Dalton Street in Boston. The officers were aware that the suspect may be in possession of an illegal firearm which led to the recovery of a loaded 9mm handgun equipped with a laser site and an extended thirty round magazine, $10,859 in U.S. Currency and six plastic bags of marijuana packaged for sale.

The suspect will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs.